Register for LAAAC’s May 7th 2012 Aging Summit!!

  On Monday, May 7th, the Los Angeles Aging Advocacy Coalition will be hosting its 3rd major event! Today, California (and Los Angeles County) faces a dangerous paradox: while the aging population continues to rapidly grow, there is a dramatic shift away from policies that support older persons and their families. For example, the proposed state budget for … Continue reading

CDCAN – ADULT DAY HEALTH CARE RECIPIENTS ASK FEDERAL DISTRICT COURT TO HOLD BROWN ADMINISTRATION IN CONTEMPT FOR VIOLATING COURT APPROVED SETTLEMENT AGREEMENT

http://www.latimes.com/news/opinion/opinionla/la-ed-budget-20111215,0,827936.story

FROM CDCAN.US State Budget Crisis ADULT DAY HEALTH CARE RECIPIENTS ASK FEDERAL DISTRICT COURT TO HOLD BROWN ADMINISTRATION IN CONTEMPT FOR VIOLATING COURT APPROVED SETTLEMENT AGREEMENT Court Hearing Scheduled for March 29th in San Francisco – Motion for Contempt Against Brown Administration and Sanctions for Each Violation Filed by Disability Rights California – Adult Day Health … Continue reading

SAVE THE DATE: MAY 7 LAAAC AGING SUMMIT

Just a friendly reminder to please save the date for the LAAAC Summit at the California Endowment Center! We will be holding educational lectures and advocacy workshops. The agenda for the summit is under development by the 2012 Aging Summit Planning Committee: Hank Borenstein, California Senior Legislature Janet Heinritz-Canterbury, California Association of Retired Americans Vera Castillo, Community and Senior Services of LA County Debra … Continue reading

CA Healthline: L.A. Senior Advocates Stand Up to Budget Cuts

Oct 31- ADHC Rally photo (Photo credit: Steve Lopez)

by Stephanie Stephens, California Healthline Regional Correspondent LOS ANGELES — Earlier this month when Gov. Jerry Brown (D) announced cuts of $2.5 billion to health and human services programs, advocates for low- income, sick, elderly and disabled residents of Los Angeles County acknowledged that the first cuts are not always the deepest — or most damaging. … Continue reading

EPCC News: Save our Seniors, Save ADHC!

Los Angeles—“Remember us, Stop the Elimination of ADHC’s! Thousands  of angry  multi-national seniors in wheel chairs, walkers and ADHC workers, community advocates rallied and picketed in front of the Office of California Governor Jerry Brown today, October 31 at the Federal Reagan Building in Spring Street, downtown LA. They came from all over southern California … Continue reading

Capitol Desk: Assembly Hearing Laments a Torn Safety Net

by David Gorn It’s not just the 10% payment cut to a range of Medi-Cal services in California that have legislators and providers lining up in protest, according to Assembly member Holly Mitchell (D-Los Angeles), it’s the combined effect of all the cuts that came before as well. “We are here to hear and understand … Continue reading

LA Times’ Steve Lopez: Kicking the elderly when they’re down

Oct 31- ADHC Rally photo (Photo credit: Steve Lopez)

October 31, 2011 |  4:29 pm What a sad, surreal scene in front of the state building on Spring Street on Monday afternoon -– senior citizen demonstrators on canes and walkers, and in wheelchairs too. Their beef? The adult day health care centers that have been a lifeline for them may have to shut down in a month … Continue reading

OCTOBER 31 – RALLY TO STOP ELIMINATION OF ADHC

The FIGHT CONTINUES….JOIN US!  For a Rally on:  Monday, October 31st ,from 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM, in FRONT of the Ronald Reagan State Office Building, 300 South Spring Street, Los Angeles, CA 90013. The Los Angeles Aging Advocacy Coalition is supporting this rally calling on our local elected officials to press Governor Jerry Brown into … Continue reading

Morningside ADHC’s Rally at Supervisor Thomas’s Office

Morningside ADHC in Inglewood will be holding a rally at LA County’s Supervisor Mark Ridley Thomas’s office in downtown LA. The rally is in response to the call to action following LAAAC’s advocacy forum where legislators urged coalitions and organizations to come together to overturn the elimination of Adult Day Health Centers. There is power … Continue reading

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